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and bad news for mitt romney. he continued to pick up delegates. his opponents scored victories. fox 5s tom fitzgerald checked the returns into the newsroom and, tom, i guess the question is, at least mine, mitt romney wins michigan. it was a must win he did and wins ohio with a must win he did and trying to figure out if this is a media-driven story line at this point? >> reporter: it's a mixed bag for mitt romney. there is some good things and bad things, depending on how you look at it and in a better position today. the same time things didn't go perfectly for mitt romney on supertuesday. he lost tennessee, barely won ohio and, tonight, while romney has more delegates than anyone else, he's facing more battles ahead as his opponents show no sign of quitting this race. >> what a great night. >> reporter: the wednesday after super tuesday, mitt romney has a lot to celebrate. but his goal of locking up the nomination is still unfulfilled. >> and your support really means everything and i'm not going let you down. gym iting -- i'm going get the nomination. >> reporter: mitt romney won s
. >> and in is going to be something mitt romney might love and reflects the wrong priorities for the country. >> reporter: these republican budget is expected to pass through the house. since democrats control the senate, there is almost no chance that it will survive there, which will set up, of course, another round of short- term spending plans, standoffs and, of course, brian, we'll have to see if both sides can work out another budget deal. >> all right, tom fitzgerald. >>> illinois voters head to the polls today in the latest republic primary and things are heated between the two republican candidates fighting for the top spots. 54 delegates up for grabs and 69 being awarded to the winner. mitt romney and santorum chris crossed the state trying to pick up last-minute votes. >> and one of the people who is running also for the republican nomination today said that he doesn't care about the unemployment rate. that doesn't bother him. i do care. it does bother me. >> the unsuccessful -- in the state of massachusetts is one of the worst job creators in the four yearings he was governor. >>
fox poll shows mitt romney is still the favorite amongst republicans and doesn't fair well when matched up with president obama. >> reporter: fox news interviewing 912 randomly chose enregistered voters nationwide. the support for mitt romney and rick santorum gaining steam as newt gingrich and ron paul are falling behind. santorum said he could defeat romney if the gingrich drowned out. the polls suggest that may not be true. if gingrich and paulern out of the race, romney still maintains a narrow 5-point edge over santorum. >> i'm not asking newt gingrich to do anything. i'm asking conservatives to give us a good chance. >> reporter: polls show that bickering is hurting the republican party, not helping it and romney said they're -- for a faceoff with president obama. >> he's going to be attacking whoever the nominee and is and a non-stop basis and that is good to get your skin toughened up a bit. >> reporter: 61% disapprove of president obama's handling of the rising gas prices. yeah, when asked about the economy, almost 60% say they see signs of it turning around. >> our eco
of the four candidates, mitt romney and ron paul. >> and there is one person on the ballot who can change the country. >> reporter: in arlington county, 70 of the more than 2600 active voters at this polling place on wilson boulevard had cast a ballot. >> and in general, i think ron paul's message of liberty, you know s on fiscal issues and conservative issues and that is what is gets motion out here and voting. >> reporter: she's shot not surprised that turnout could be as low as 10% today. >> too many debates and i think the public is tired of the repetition, bitterness in and deception. i don't think it's healthy. >> reporter: it's not much of a race here. >> it would be one thing if romney and santorum were on the ballot but romney and paul, not much of a choice and most show romney with a lead of more than 40 points. >> reporter: he's a director of public policy at george mason university and said that virginia will play a bigger role in the general election. >> president obama won in virginia, the first democrat to do so in almost two generations. you come back four years later and
it for romney and santorum, locked in a fierce battle the outcome of ohio could make or break their campaign. >> people of ohio you all know this is the biggest prize on super tuesday >> i need your vote get out and vote as many times as they let you. >> romney has spent the past few days playing up his business experience in ohio where unemployment is lower than the national average but still significant. he is also hoping to convince voters he is the most electable against president obama in the fall an argument that res nates with republicans. >>> i have been going back and forth quite a bit i was looking at rick santorum but mitt romney has the best chance of winning the presidency >> still other ohio voters are not convinced. romney has struggled to win over conservatives who win over the party's face and consider social values their key issue with republicans like smith, santorum has the clear advantage. >> i like his values, i think he is a moral man i think the morals in america had just gone down to sewer. >>> he comes from neighboring pennsylvania, had been leading romney in ohio
like to you be, and we're doing the appropriate things for the campaign. >> and mitt romney spent the day with jay leno. rick santorum in wisconsin and ron paul is preparing for a town hall at the university of maryland and representative paul joins us live from college park. good to so you tonight. i would ask you the same question put to newt gingrich today. has reality sunk in, perhaps w your campaign given the number of delegates and what a lot of people would think would be a lack of momentum? >> it's not over until someone wins. we're still in the race, and the delegates haven't been counted in a lot of states where we have had some straw votes in. the delegate count doesn't always reflect the straw votes and we're interested. >> are you hoping for a brokered convention? >> that would help us. romney is so far ahead at the moment. a brokered convention is a possibility, the first time they considered it in many, many years, and people try to say it's terrible. you can debate the issues and that is what i'm interested in. >> and perhaps a lot of people would wonder how at thi
won two of yesterday's primaries but mitt romney is not losing ground. he wiped out santorum's gains by winning caucuses in hawaii and american sanoaa -- same a. romney needs with 494 and santorum, 251; newt gingrich at 131 and no one will convince him to get out of the race before the convention. >> the pressure is that the romney people want me to get out? the washington establishment wants knee get out. i don't care. >> states, delegates are lining up to take america back to restore our freedoms and keep us on the hill. i will do it with your help. >> we nominate moderates in this county and they lose and what they stand for to make the company great. >> the magic number, 1144, the amount needed to win the gop nomination. >>> just ahead here on the edge, the national cathedral's financial crisis is millions of dollars beyond what was originally thought. >>> sue. >> another day at and above 80 degrees. officially 81 and we could be challenging some records tomorrow. the cherry blossoms are coming out early. it's coming up. >> and lindsay, you have a lot coming up in sports. >> the
presidential, and senator santorum critical of mitt romney for not being more forceful in this opposition. romney supported the defeated amendment that went down today in the senate. >>> and fox 5 monitoring metro tonight. the transit agency out with a new report showing the decline in serious crime. and chording to the report, there were nearly 1900 serious crimes in 2010, compared to 2200 the year before and some crimes on bis, parking lots, and motor vehicle thefts were at a five-year low last year. and we need your help monitoring metro, send us an e- mail at fox5metro@gmail.com. >>> and gas prices continuing to rise. the pain at the pump is the key issue. president obama spent the day in an election battleground state promoting his plans to bost domestic energy production. several gop candidates said the president is part of the problem and not the solution. they're working to shore up the support ahead of next week's supertuesday contest. fox 5s jennifer davis has the latest from the campaign trail. >> reporter: as gas prices take center stage in the election, president obama tours
who can argue effectively against the law and that mitt romney's past actions disqualify him. and he spoke outside of the supreme court today. >> and the reason i talk about obama care and its impact on economy and fundamental freedoms and mitt romney doesn't. that is because he can't because he supported government- run healthcare as governor of massachusetts. >> santorum said president obama modeled his healthcare reform law on what was done in massachusetts. >>> and the edge on virginia now and some sheriffs are asking for help to identify suspected shoplifters. they stole more than $7,000 worth of electronics from a wal- mart. the sheriffs said to look out for the car, possibly a chrysler 300, lighter maroon with custom rims. the sheriff's department is asking anyone with information to give them a call. >> and developing news from philadelphia. a high-ranking church official is on trial for the way he handled sexual abuse complaints. the opening statements presented in the case against monsignor lynn is accused of covering up the complaints. here's more. >> reporter: he's charge
delegate prices of the day. >> this is a battle for the soul of america. >> reporter: while mitt romney has more delegates in all three of the otherscommen bid, a strong show negligent deep south would build momentum and an outright win could be a upset and a moderate candidate and conservative himself. >> it's a dead heat. we have polls showing mitt romney, rick santorum, newt gingrich within one point of each other. the similar polls in mississippi. >> reporter: of the three, the stakes are higher for newt gingrich who staked his campaign on southern states. >> and would love to have your votes. >> reporter: they went late head-to-head on monday. the former pennsylvania senator is pressuring the former house speaker to step aside and looking to rally the conservative base. >> you want to elect the most elected conservative, first elected conservative because that is the one that is most electable. >> reporter: the texas congressman is focusing on the caucus in hawaii and returns to illinois and missouri to the campaign trail it were. there are 50 delegates at stake in alabama, 20 in missi
overnight after the republican candidates started using them on the campaign trail. a mitt romney aid started it by comparing the campaign to an etch a sketch which romney could shake and erase. gingrich and santorum started using it against him. the aid said if it helps etch a sketch make money, next time he'll mention mr. potato head. >>> and finally, the hunger games might be the biggest movie of the year, but where are all the promotional toys? you not seeing any "hunger games" happy meals or sleeping bags. that is because the plot is just too dark. it has children fighting to the death in a live televised event. forbes talked with studio executives said they knew it would happen from the beginning and didn't try to push it. and maybe things will change. no company would touch twilight when it first came out but once it was popular, everyone was on board. brian, back to you. >>> for high school students getting into college might be the most exciting news of their life. more exciting is the surprise. >>> and first, rob blagojevich may lose his looks in prison. the barber is dyeing
as he decide press where to play next year. lindsay murphy has more. >>> and mitt romney is a little bit of country and rock'n'roll. the campaign released the play list of the favorite songs, including country music like toby keith and tim mcgraw and the killers and kid rock. high on the list, the beach boys. boys.  . >> hello, everybody. i'm lindsay murphy. maryland's only hope of a big dance bid was to the win the acc tournament. if you know anything about the acc, three teams in the top 20, you know that is not an easy task. in the quarter finals, the terp his to face the top-seeded north carolina tarheels and we'll pick it up in the second half. the terps down 17 and they would forge a rally. and off of the break. stops and pops for three. he had a game high 30 points. maryland was fighting back. later in the comeback. good passing to ashton panky, seven points, eight boards for the big guy. the terps close within seven, 52-45 and mark turgeon likes the effort. the top-seated tarheels too and ahead and the heels won 85-69 and a nice hug for martial turkon in
years old. one of -- when a mitt romney staffer -- for many, it cleared out the could be webbs. >> -- could bewebs. >> the lines go up and down and all around. >> i love it. >> reporter: what do you love about it? >> ica can make what i want. if i don't like it, i can erase it. >> reporter: you think that is a good strategy for a political campaign? >> absolutely not. >> i think it's a good idea on, if this was a planet earth where we know none of us do get second chances. sure, if i could jump back in my mother's womb and get out again. >> reporter: etch-a-sketch got a bump from the toy story movies. >> exhibit a, he was kidnapped. >> reporter: and there has been nothing like this, according to third generation etch-a-sketch maker who looks like this and, of course, this. their company's called ohio art. >> and my dad and i were in chicago meeting with an inventor, and we looked down at our phones and all of a sudden, they started lighting up. >> reporter: he said suddenly people are asking if his family is political. he said they not. that is why an etch-a-sketch has a left k
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